Spleen Meridian Acupuncture Points

    Acupuncture Meridian - Spleen

    SP 1: yin bai / Hidden White
    Function: Strengthens the Spleen, regulates blood, calms the wind.
    Indications: Abdominal distension, bloody stools, menorrhagia, uterine bleeding, mental disorders, dream-disturbed sleep, convulsion.

    SP 2: da du / Great Metropolis
    Function: Strengthens the Spleen, promotes digestion, clears heat.
    Indications: Abdominal distension, gastric pain, constipation, febrile diseases with anhidrosis.

    SP 3: tai bai / Supreme White
    Function: Strengthens the Spleen, resolves damp, strengthens the spine.
    Indications: Gastric pain, abdominal distension, constipation, dysentery, vomiting, diarrhea, borborygmus, sluggishness, beriberi.

    SP 4: gong sun / Yellow Emperor
    Function: Tonifies Stomach and Spleen, regulates the Penetrating Vessel, stops bleeding, dispels fullness, pacifies the Stomach, removes obstructions, regulates menses.
    Indications: Gastric pain, vomiting, abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, borborygmus.

    SP 5: shang qiu / Metal Hill
    Function: Strengthens Stomach and Spleen, resolves damp.
    Indications: Abdominal distension, constipation, diarrhea, borborygmus, pain and rigidity of the tongue, pain in the foot and ankle, hemorrhoid.

    SP 6: san yin jiao / Three Yin Intersection
    Function: Strengthens Spleen, resolves damp, promotes function of Liver and smooth flow of Liver Qi, tonifies Kidneys, nourishes blood and yin, benefits urination, regulates uterus and menstruation, moves and cools blood and eliminates stasis, stops pain, calms mind.
    Indications: PMS, abdominal pain and distension, impotence, borborygmus, diarrhea, sterility, delayed labor, nocturnal emission, enuresis, dysuria, edema, hernia, genital pain, dizziness, vertigo, insomnia, muscular atrophy.

    SP 7: lou gu / Leaking Valley
    Function: Fortifies the Spleen and harmonizes the stomach, disinhibits damp and disperses swelling, frees the channels and quickens the connecting vessels, regulates Qi and blood.
    Indications: Abdominal distension, borborygmus, coldness, numbness and paralysis of the knee and leg.

    SP 8: di ji / Earth's Crux
    Function: Removes obstructions from the channel, regulates Qi and blood, regulates the uterus, stops pain.
    Indications: Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, edema, dysuria, nocturnal emission, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea.

    SP 9: yin ling quan / Yin Mound Spring
    Function: Resolves dampness, benefits the lower energizer, benefits urination, removes obstructions from the channel.
    Indications: Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, edema, jaundice, dysuria, enuresis, incontinence of urine, genital pain, dysmenorrhea, knee pain.

    SP 10: xue hai / Sea of Blood
    Function: Cools the blood, removes stasis of blood, regulates menstruation, tonifies blood.
    Indications: Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, urticarial, eczema, erysipelas, pain in the medial aspect of the thigh.

    SP 11: ji men / Winnower Gate
    Function: Clears the head and disinhibits Qi, promotes free flow through the waterway.
    Indications: Dysuria, enuresis, pain and swelling in the inguinal region, muscular atrophy, motor impairment, pain and paralysis of the lower extremities.

    SP 12: chong men / Surging Gate
    Function: Removes obstructions from the channel, tonifies yin.
    Indications: Abdominal pain, hernia, dysuria.

    SP 13: ju she / Bowel Abode
    Function: Regulates Qi dynamic, soothes the Liver and relieves pain.
    Indications: Lower abdominal pain, hernia.

    SP 14: fu jie / Abdominal Bind
    Function: Warms the center and dissipates cold, rectifies Qi and downbears counterflow.
    Indications: Pain around the umbilical region, abdominal distension, hernia, diarrhea, constipation.

    SP 15: da heng / Great Horizontal
    Function: Strengthens the Spleen and limbs, resolves damp, regulates Qi, stops pain, promotes the function of the Large Intestine.
    Indications: Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation.

    SP 16: fu ai / Abdominal Lament
    Function: Clears heat and disinhibits damp, frees bowel Qi.
    Indications: Abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation, dysentery.

    SP 17: shi dou / Food Hole
    Function: Rectifies Qi and disinhibits water, courses the Triple Energizer.
    Indications: Fullness and pain in the chest and hypochondriac region.

    SP 18: tian xi / Celestial Ravine
    Function: Loosens the chest and rectifies Qi, downbears counterflow and suppresses cough.
    Indications: Fullness and pain in the chest and hypochondrium, cough, hiccup, mastitis, insufficient lactation.

    SP 19: xiong xiang / Chest Village
    Function: Diffuses and downbears Lung Qi, suppresses cough and stabilizes dyspnea.
    Indications: Fullness and pain in the chest and hypochondriac region.

    SP 20: zhou rong / All-Round Flourishing
    Function: Diffuses and downbears Lung Qi, suppresses cough and stabilizes dyspnea.
    Indications: Fullness in the chest and hypochondriac region, cough, hiccough.

    SP 21: da bao / Great Embracement
    Function: Moves blood in the blood connecting channels.
    Indications: Pain in the chest and hypochondriac region, asthma, general aching and weakness.

    Point

    Chinese

    English

    Function

    Indications

    SP 1

    yin bai

    Hidden White

    Strengthens the Spleen, regulates blood, calms the wind.

    Abdominal distension, bloody stools, menorrhagia, uterine bleeding, mental disorders, dream-disturbed sleep, convulsion.

    SP 2

    da du

    Great Metropolis

    Strengthens the Spleen, promotes digestion, clears heat.

    Abdominal distension, gastric pain, constipation, febrile diseases with anhidrosis.

    SP 3

    tai bai

    Supreme White

    Strengthens the Spleen, resolves damp, strengthens the spine.

    Gastric pain, abdominal distension, constipation, dysentery, vomiting, diarrhea, borborygmus, sluggishness, beriberi.

    SP 4

    gong sun

    Yellow Emperor

    Tonifies Stomach and Spleen, regulates the Chong channel, stops bleeding, dispels fullness, pacifies the Stomach, removes obstructions, regulates menses.

    Gastric pain, vomiting, abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, borborygmus.

    SP 5

    shang qiu

    Metal Hill

    Strengthens Stomach and Spleen, resolves damp.

    Abdominal distension, constipation, diarrhea, borborygmus, pain and rigidity of the tongue, pain in the foot and ankle, hemorrhoid.

    SP 6

    san yin jiao

    Three Yin Intersection

    Strengthens Spleen, resolves damp, promotes function of Liver and smooth flow of Liver Qi, tonifies Kidneys, nourishes blood and yin, benefits urination, regulates uterus and menstruation, moves and cools blood and eliminates stasis, stops pain, calms mind.

    PMS, abdominal pain and distension, impotence, borborygmus, diarrhea, sterility, delayed labor, nocturnal emission, enuresis, dysuria, edema, hernia, genital pain, dizziness, vertigo, insomnia, muscular atrophy.

    SP 7

    lou gu

    Leaking Valley

    Fortifies the Spleen and harmonizes the stomach, disinhibits damp and disperses swelling, frees the channels and quickens the connecting vessels, regulates Qi and blood.

    Abdominal distension, borborygmus, coldness, numbness and paralysis of the knee and leg.

    SP 8

    di ji

    Earth’s Crux

    Removes obstructions from the channel, regulates Qi and blood, regulates the uterus, stops pain.

    Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, edema, dysuria, nocturnal emission, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea.

    SP 9

    yin ling quan

    Yin Mound Spring

    Resolves dampness, benefits the lower energizer, benefits urination, removes obstructions from the channel.

    Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, edema, jaundice, dysuria, enuresis, incontinence of urine, genital pain, dysmenorrhea, knee pain.

    SP 10

    xue hai

    Sea of Blood

    Cools the blood, removes stasis of blood, regulates menstruation, tonifies blood.

    Irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, uterine bleeding, amenorrhea, urticaria, eczema, erysipelas, pain in the medial aspect of the thigh.

    SP 11

    ji men

    Winnower Gate

    Clears the head and disinhibits Qi, promotes free flow through the waterway.

    Dysuria, enuresis, pain and swelling in the inguinal region, muscular atrophy, motor impairment, pain and paralysis of the lower extremities.

    SP 12

    chong men

    Surging Gate

    Removes obstructions from the channel, tonifies yin.

    Abdominal pain, hernia, dysuria.

    SP 13

    ju she

    Bowel Abode

    Regulates Qi dynamic, soothes the Liver and relieves pain.

    Lower abdominal pain, hernia.

    SP 14

    fu jie

    Abdominal Bind

    Warms the center and dissipates cold, rectifies Qi and downbears counterflow.

    Pain around the umbilical region, abdominal distension, hernia, diarrhea, constipation.

    SP 15

    da heng

    Great Horizontal

    Strengthens the Spleen and limbs, resolves damp, regulates Qi, stops pain, promotes the function of the Large Intestine.

    Abdominal pain and distension, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation.

    SP 16

    fu ai

    Abdominal Lament

    Clears heat and disinhibits damp, frees bowel Qi.

    Abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation, dysentery.

    SP 17

    shi dou

    Food Hole

    Rectifies Qi and disinhibits water, courses the Triple Energizer.

    Fullnes and pain in the chest and hypochondriac region.

    SP 18

    tian xi

    Celestial Ravine

    Loosens the chest and rectifies Qi, downbears counterflow and suppresses cough.

    Fullness and pain in the chest and hypochondrium, cough, hiccup, mastitis, insufficient lactation.

    SP 19

    xiong xiang

    Chest Village

    Diffuses and downbears Lung Qi, suppresses cough and stabilizes dyspnea.

    Fullness and pain in the chest and hypochondriac region.

    SP 20

    zhou rong

    All-Round Flourishing

    Diffuses and downbears Lung Qi, suppresses cough and stabilizes dyspnea.

    Fullness in the chest and hypochondriac region, cough, hiccough.

    SP 21

    da bao

    Great Embracement

    Moves blood in the blood connecting channels.

    Pain in the chest and hypochondriac region, asthma, general aching and weakness.